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Alcatel-Lucent outsources 2G, 3G operations to HCL - report

Thursday 3 July 2014 | 08:39 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent has outsourced its 2G and 3G mobile network upgrading and maintenance activities to Indian ICT company HCL, Les Echos reports, citing an internal e-mail. The news was expected by staff, given the fact that this loss-making activity was already in large part outsourced to India. French employees left the company or were reassigned to new areas around two years ago, some of them switching to LTE overlay. Alcatel-Lucent's three-year Shift Plan announced last year calls for asset sales, cost reductions and a focus of its operations on IP networking and ultra-broadband access,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / HCL Technologies
Countries: France / India
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